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  • K-12: the Comintern gave us a Century of Ruthless Meddling

    11/26/2021 6:16:52 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 4 replies ^ | April 17, 2021 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    The Communists have always been on offense. They always played to win. The Communist International started its worldwide campaign of subversion and sabotage circa 1920. The goal was always the same: wage a disciplined, low-budget attack on soft targets such as foundations, unions, universities, education, and media. The MO was the Fabian three-step: take a job, work up to higher management, overthrow the country., a think tank concerned with international security, concludes: “The Communist International was a tool or weapon such as no other country possessed, and the Soviet Union never hesitated to use it when the occasion demanded....
  • Normal Healthy People Son't Want To Be Dictators

    07/27/2021 8:04:02 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 11, 2021 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Here's the problem with communism (and sometimes socialism). If you study these subjects, you will encounter lots of abstract theories about how best to organize society, money, property, and so on. Some ideas might sound appealing. But they have little to do with communism as this ideology has existed in the real world. Better to think of these theories as maps and guidebooks for people who want to rule others. Communism appeals to dead souls hungry for power. These are not normal, healthy people. When they finally seize power, everyone else becomes a victim, even as never-ending propaganda promises the...
  • Normal, Healthy People Don't Want To Be Dictators

    07/15/2021 6:50:56 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 11, 2021 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Here's the problem with communism (and sometimes socialism). If you study these subjects, you will encounter lots of abstract theories about how best to organize society, money, property, and so on. Some ideas might sound appealing. But they have little to do with communism as this ideology has existed in the real world. Better to think of these theories as maps and guidebooks for people who want to rule others. Communism appeals to dead souls hungry for power. These are not normal, healthy people. When they finally seize power, everyone else becomes a victim, even as never-ending propaganda promises the...
  • K-12: Infantilization

    06/26/2021 7:03:22 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 11 replies
    Renew America ^ | May 3, 2021 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Our Education Establishment brags about its wonderful doctrines and the many advances seen in our public schools. The real story is quite the opposite, and chronicles a steady and unnecessary decline. Notre Dame Professor Patrick Deneen says that many students at even the best schools are know-nothings and cannot state who won the Civil War. Deneen concludes that such dismal ignorance could not possibly be accidental. Ergo, it's what our schools are designed to do—i.e., stupefy young brains with cultural amnesia. Students emerging from high school, after 12 or 13 years in classrooms, remain shockingly ignorant. That's nearly 10,000 hours...
  • How Do You Like the Thought of Being Deprogrammed?

    06/05/2021 4:30:43 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 46 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 3, 2021 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Their normal human sympathies have atrophied. They live in the desert of their own inhuman politics. They are cold and apparently lack a spiritual life. Desperate to look down on other people, they take fatuity to a new level. David Atkins, recently elected as a California member of the Democratic National Committee, mused on Twitter (Nov. 21, 2020): "How do you deprogram 75 million people who would literally die to stick it to the domestic enemies the teevee and youtube conspiracy vids told them to hate? No, DO you deprogram 75 million people? Where do you start? Fox? Facebook?...
  • Rapper Tom MacDonald Lays Down Common Sense for Blacks and Whites

    04/05/2021 2:08:34 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 20, 2021 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    This high-voltage rapper, born in Vancouver, now in L.A., possesses a Broadway hit of showbiz skills. More startling, he mocks political extremists by extolling common sense. Tom MacDonald is now vaccinating many millions of people against the brainwashing in our media and schools. Hopefully, people experiencing his fire and satire will not be so eager to embrace wannabe dictators. Indeed, they will be inclined to say: Bugger off, creeps. The man can rap a streak. It's been said that MacDonald explains more in three minutes than most others in a year: Black lives matter, all lives matter./ What's all this...
  • K-12: Commies and Liberals in bed together

    03/27/2021 7:56:53 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 9 replies
    Renew America ^ | Jan 31, 2021 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    The subtitle of this article might be The Strange Semantics of Subversion. Oh, the irony of it all. I remember reading, years ago, that Liberals and Communists were on opposite sides of the political spectrum. Communists oppose individual freedom. On the other hand, liberal used to means someone who celebrates individual freedom, as in liberty, liberation, liberating, and libertarian. A Jeffersonian Liberal was anyone who honored all the ideas contained in our Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights. That's simple enough. A big problem for the far-left, however, was that they hated all those ideas. They would kill millions...
  • Gaslighting: Technocracy's Preferred Weapon of War

    02/02/2021 6:32:37 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 15 replies ^ | January 30, 2021 | Linda Goudsmit
    It is my opinion that the Democrat bill, For the People Act 2021 H.R. 1 - 117th Congress (2021-2022), a laughable title, is the fatal blow to free and fair elections, and the end of the United States of America as we know it. In case you think I am exaggerating, consider this checklist: ● The coronavirus "pandemic" was an economic bioweapon designed to collapse Trump's roaring U.S. economy, terrify Americans into submission, and justify mail-in ballots. The pandemic is and always was political medicine disguised as public health ✔︎ ● The mail-in ballots augmented the digital interference via Dominion...
  • Fix education now: 8-point checklist for reforming public schools

    01/02/2021 6:52:16 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 44 replies
    Renew America ^ | Nov. 18, 2020 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    If our irresponsible media would do its job, if our politicians and community leaders would be more involved in ending the great national embarrassment, if parents would understand what's going on in the classroom and become so angry they won't take it anymore, we could have better schools in no time. Here is a dirty little secret that deserves your consideration. Most of the problems in the public school are caused by deliberate human actions. Not innocent human error as when somebody pushes the wrong button. No; think of the situation where somebody cuts a plane’s fuel line.George Soros said...
  • K-12: Errol Flynn and Appearances Can Be Deceiving

    11/09/2020 7:14:04 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 20 replies
    Renew America ^ | Oct. 27, 2020 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Errol Flynn is probably the most famous and beloved Hollywood star of all times. He's been dead 60 years. But a gushing fan on a tumblr page recently needed all these superlatives to describe him: “Errol Flynn, the most charismatic, talented, magnetic, handsomest, compelling, captivating, charming, delightful, enigmatic and fascinating man ever alive!” He was dashing, tall, a natural athlete. A friend noted that no one ever took a bad picture of Errol Flynn. Six-foot-two,190 pounds, good boxer, excellent fencer, skilled dancer, he loved sports and especially sailing. He was Captain Blood and Robin Hood. He played many a military...
  • Teachers feeling guilty. A good start

    10/07/2020 3:03:49 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 30 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | June 8, 2020 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Summary: It's better for everyone if teachers understand what they're doing wrong, especially where reading is concerned.. In an article explaining why children can't read, a teacher made this extraordinary statement: "I still struggle with a lot of guilt.” You almost never see this sort of confession. Teachers rarely acknowledge responsibility. Typically they are cocooned inside official policies. They're expected to agree with administrators, principals, superintendents, bureaucrats, and professors who preside godlike above them. Teachers may be using inferior methods. They may be dispensing hokum all day long. In their dealings with parents they may be lying. But they don't...
  • K-12: Why do they hate Cursive so much?

    09/22/2020 3:32:45 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 106 replies
    Renew America ^ | March 29, 2020 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Cursive has been controversial for years. The striking thing is that the Education Establishment feels really, really strongly about cursive. They hate it! But why are they so emotional? One professor of education stated emphatically: "Teaching cursive handwriting is an outdated waste of time." A second professor of education, quoted in the New York Times, was equally dogmatic: "Districts and states should not mandate the teaching of cursive. Cursive should be allowed to die." You are hearing the imperious voice of an impatient Education Establishment. They do not want to discuss pros and cons. They want to have a funeral...
  • Phonics Starter Kit -- for parents, teachers, and national leaders

    06/06/2020 7:01:07 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 36 replies
    Renew America ^ | May 18, 2020 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Sad to say, the Reading Wars continue in the USA. Millions of children are made to memorize sight-words, a proven road to illiteracy. Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of websites, continue to assert things that are the opposite of truth. For example, we are told that English isn’t a phonetic language and students have no choice but to memorize the vast English language one sight-word at a time. Nonsense, as Rudolf Flesch famously explained in his 1955 bestseller "Why Johnny Can't Read.” Why does this destructive charade go on? The official experts continue to disorient the public with incorrect theories, fake research,...
  • K-12: The Most Appalling Things About Today's Students

    04/08/2020 6:30:52 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 50 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | March 23, 2020 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Our schools claim to teach sophisticated topics such as critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, the meaning of math, social emotional learning, and dozens of other buzzwords. Truth is, the schools hardly bother to teach even basic skills and foundational knowledge. Simultaneously, children are indulged and excused, which encourage the least desirable personal traits. All of which explains the answers left by teachers (on an internet forum, Quora) when asked this question: what are the most appalling things about students nowadays? “One of the big things that disappeared over the years from teenagers is common sense. Teens would do something really stupid,...
  • K-12: Betraying Karl Marx

    03/25/2020 6:42:48 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 7 replies
    New Right Network ^ | Feb 5, 2020 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    As John Dewey revolutionized the US education system with Karl Marx’s ideas, dysfunction entered the system. Chalk up another failure at the hands of the Progressive revolution. -- In the Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx demands: “Free education for all children in public schools.” Marx wanted to eliminate unfairness. Presumably, he intended working-class kids to have whatever upper-class children had. In effect, he intended for everyone to attend a good prep school. That is still something that hasn’t yet happened.Enter the Edu-Swamp What went wrong? Why has our Education Establishment betrayed Karl Marx? Rivers of money flow towards public schools. The...
  • K-12 is a land of mystery

    02/17/2020 2:35:04 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 17 replies
    Renew America ^ | Feb. 10, 2020 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    For those who enjoy a good puzzle, K-12 education is more intellectually entertaining than most people imagine. Classrooms are full of convoluted theories and mystifying methods. Probably the teachers themselves can't explain the reasoning behind approaches that are used almost universally in American public schools. Chat with friends who are smart and successful. Try to find even one who can explain Sight-Words, Prior Knowledge, Multiculturalism, Constructivism, Reform Math, or Common Core Math. Why are Geography, History, and Science so often slighted? What justifies the hostility toward memorization and academic content? Can anyone understand the paradox of most students getting A...
  • The War against Children

    02/03/2020 6:03:09 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 9, 2020 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    American public schools, by all the usual metrics, have steadily declined for a century. Was this inevitable? Or is there an evil plot aimed at our students? The larger pattern is clear. Each year, traditional education has less influence on public schools. Meanwhile, the theories and methods generally called Progressive grow more dominant. Progressives insist that their ideas are superior. What we know for sure is that they are taking over, like killer bees flying up from Brazil. Another thing is clear. Our Education Establishment is brilliant at concocting attractive jargon and clever marketing slogans, even for the most destructive...

    01/12/2020 8:14:49 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 15 replies
    New Right Network ^ | Oct. 30, 2019 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Looking away from sinister Jeffrey Epstein and horrific truth’s easy, but denial is dangerous, like the malfeasance within public schools, doesn’t just go away. People Don’t Want to Know the Truth, Even When it’s Undeniable Lionel Nation, a lawyer and radio host, argues that Jeffrey Epstein’s crimes are so staggeringly repulsive that most people won’t be able to deal with them. Better to look away. (Nation speculated in August that this aversion may save Epstein. Now that Epstein is officially dead, this aversion may save his friends and accomplices.)In a video, Lionel Nation explains the power of extreme evil. Most...
  • Book Review: "Women in Combat; Feminism Goes to War"

    01/04/2020 3:38:37 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 30 replies ^ | Dec. 29, 2019 | Mike Ford
    Some time ago, I had been asked to look over the final, pre-publication draft of a book, written by a friend of one of my West Point classmates whose father just happens to be a Medal of Honor recipient. More on that later. I made note of some things and informed the author. Below is my review of the final, published book. The book, Women in Combat; Feminism Goes to War, is written by Mark C. Atkins, a self-described, “failed Marine” (I checked; He has an Honorable Discharge) does what few folks today have courage to do, call out the...
  • K–12: Phonics Is Winning

    12/05/2019 4:42:33 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 54 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Oct. 25, 2019 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    Important Ed News /// Phonics is winning, finally, at long last, after 85 stupid years, after 50 million functional illiterates, after one of the most stubborn subversive schemes against common sense ever to brutalize a country. Finally, the one correct way to teach reading is again embraced as the one correct way to teach reading. Go ahead, shout "OMG." The fix has been in for so many dumbed down decades that many people may have given up hope. You may think this is now crazy optimism on my part. But I will show you some signs that things have suddenly...